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Project Fi just launched a highly competitive $80 unlimited plan called ‘Bill Protection’

One less caveat to deal with on Google’s carrier.

Project Fi has always been a great solution for those who use less than about 4GB of data per month, but now Google’s giving the nod to people who want more. A new feature called “Bill Protection” effectively gives Project Fi users an unlimited data option, taking on the big carrier competition that has swung back to heavily promoting unlimited data plans.

So here’s how it works. From  [Read More…]

The LG G6 will get a successor, but it won’t be called the G7

A fresh start for the new year.

LG’s G6 and V30 last year were really solid phones, but despite this, they failed to make any sort of dent in the market. Likely as an attempt to change this in 2018, a spokesperson for LG has confirmed that the company will be getting rid of its G-series branding that’s been around since 2012 with the Optimus G in favor of something fresh and new.

This change will be  [Read More…]

Amazon might be working on a YouTube competitor called ‘Amazontube’

Say what now?

At the beginning of December, Google made a nasty move against Amazon by announcing that it’d be removing YouTube from the Echo Show (for the second time) and Fire TV as the latest move in the endless dispute between the two companies. According to the sharp eyes at TV Answer Man, Amazon filed for two trademarks that very same day for something rather interesting.

The two trademarks are titled as “Amazontube” and “Opentube,” and  [Read More…]

What will Android P be called?

Android P is coming, and the rampant naming speculation begins NOW.

Android Oreo? Old news. With version 8.0 of the OS finally out the door, and literally some devices now receiving over-the-air updates, it’s time to focus on what’s next.

Android P!

That’s right, at the time of writing we’re just seven short months away from the first developer preview of the next, next version of Android.

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Maze is prepping its own 18:9 aspect ratio phone called Comet

A new comer to the industry, Maze made a positive first impression with its bezeless smartphone, the Alpha which borrowed a lot of design cues from the Xiaomi Mi MIX. Now the company is working on a new smartphone which like the Alpha, takes its inspiration from popular products – but this time it’s the […]

Google’s latest AOSP commit reveals a device called ‘dorado’

Google issued a new commit to AOSP yesterday and with it has brought some interesting tidbits. The first is a reference to an unknown device called dorado and the second is the ability for AOSP to support touch input. The term dorado was mentioned in the commit along with the Nexus 6P and anglefish as […]

The Moto X (2017) to be called Moto X4?

Reputable tech guru Evan Blass @evleaks has recently stated that the Moto X (2017) is going be called the Moto X4. Given that Blass has dropped some real secretive truth bombs of late, we have every reason to believe that this latest leak won’t be any different. By all accounts we are expecting the newly re-named device to […]

T-Mobile’s lineup of affordable premium phones is called REVVL

A few weeks ago it was revealed T-Mobile is working on self-branded smartphone with flagship-level specs but affordable price tag. While not much was known about the handset at the time, today we come back with more information on the topic. According to an industry source familiar with the matter, the Magenta carrier is gearing […]

HTC’s upcoming flagship will be called the HTC U 11

The new name signifies HTC’s strategy for streamlining its mobile branding.

We’ve already seen what HTC’s latest flagship will look like, and today we learn its name — the HTC U 11. This info comes from Evan Blass of VentureBeat who spoke with an individual briefed on the company’s plans who also confirmed that the new device will be available in five different color options.

Previously known to the world as the HTC Ocean, the new name  [Read More…]

Motorola’s next flagship will be called the Moto Z2

When? We don’t know. All we have to go off of is a brief tweet.

It’s about that time of year again, where every Android phone maker has either already shown off their flagship smartphone for the year or is in the process of prepping it for launch. According to a tweet from notorious smartphone leaker, Evan Blass of Venturebeat, Motorola is next on the list with the follow-up to last year’s modular Moto Z.

So, like,  [Read More…]